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ADB Assistance to Typhoon Recovery Reaches $1 Billion

ADB Assistance to Typhoon Recovery Reaches $1 Billion

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has so far approved $900 million in assistance for livelihood restoration, infrastructure reconstruction climate resilience initiatives in communities affected by Typhoon Yolanda, as well as budget support to the Government of the Philippines.

Australian C20 launches online consultations with civil society

Australian C20 launches online consultations with civil society

Consultations with civil society ahead of next year’s G20 summit to be held in Australia commenced today with the launch of the C20 website.

EDD13: Follow and share sessions via live web-streaming!

EDD13: Follow and share sessions via live web-streaming!

Live web-streaming will allow you to follow and share 20 auditorium sessions during the two days of EDD13 on 26 and 27 November 2013.

GPSA Launches 2nd Call for Proposals in 33 countries

GPSA Launches 2nd Call for Proposals in 33 countries

The Global Partnership for Social Accountability is pleased to announce its 2nd Call for Proposals. The Call for Proposals is open to civil society organizations (CSOs) and CSO networks based and operating in any of 33 eligible countries (those that have ‘opted-in’ to the GPSA to date). Grant amounts will range from US$500,000 to US$1,000,000. Requests for funding below this range will also be considered.

InterAction Launches New Health Aid Map

InterAction Launches New Health Aid Map

InterAction’s NGO Aid Map, with the support of FedEx, launched a Health Aid Map today, featuring the work of InterAction members in 89 countries. With more than 800 projects from nearly 60 organizations, Health Aid Map visualizes the wide-ranging work NGOs are doing to provide access to health care, strengthen health care systems, and help people live healthier, longer lives.

States, civil society embarking on new partnership

States, civil society embarking on new partnership

The General Assembly is embarking on a new partnership between Member States and civil society, the President of the 68th body, John Ashe, said highlighting the role of non-governmental organizations and other partners in shaping a new global development agenda.

Unprecedented rate of change in climate demands action

Unprecedented rate of change in climate demands action

Stockholm, Sweden – Climate change is happening faster, more intensely and, in many cases, at an unprecedented rate of change, according to the Fifth Assessment Working Group 1 report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. This demands action.

Post-2015 Outcome Document Approved

Post-2015 Outcome Document Approved

The roadmap for development of the post-2015 framework was approved in an outcome document at the UN General Assembly.

$2.5 billion new pledges to boost global anti-poverty goals

$2.5 billion new pledges to boost global anti-poverty goals

The United Nations has received a total of $2.5 billion additional commitments in the race to achieve the global anti-poverty goals by the 2015 deadline.

UK Commits £1 Billion to the Global Fund

Justine Greening, the UK's Secretary of State for International Development, announced that the UK will contribute £1 Billion (US$1.6 billion) to the Global Fund for the 2014-2016 period, or £333 million ($US533 million) per year, the second-largest pledge by any government so far.

The G20 Leaders Declaration has been published

The G20 Leaders Declaration has been published

The G20 Leaders Declaration has been published following the G20 Summit in St.Petersburg.

The St.Petersburg Development Strategy and the FSB Report on Progress in Reforming Financial Regulations are released

The G20 Leaders approved the St.Petersburg Development Strategy prepared by the G20 Development Working Group. The Strategy outlines the priorities of the G20's work in this sphere over the medium term.

Civil20: Tackle inequality within and between nations

Governments struggling to meet community needs and aspirations must listen to a broad range of voices as their leaders meet for the world’s premier economic forum in Russia this week.

Address by Vladimir Putin on the occasion of the G20 Leaders’ Summit in St.Petersburg

“I am convinced that the forthcoming Leaders’ Summit in St.Petersburg will reaffirm the G20’s role as an efficient mechanism for coordinating the world’s leading economies’ policy approaches to global economy and finance.”



Expert Views on Global Partnetship

Twiplomacy: The Best connected World Leaders on Twitter Twiplomacy: The Best connected World Leaders on Twitter
Twiplomacy is the leading global study of world leaders on Twitter. The governments of more than three-quarters (77.7%) of the 193 UN member countries have a presence on Twitter: Almost half of the 505 accounts analysed are personal accounts of heads of state, heads of government and ministers of foreign affairs; a third of these world leaders tweet themselves, but very few on a regular basis.

Regional Cooperation in Central Asia: 12 Things to Know about CAREC Regional Cooperation in Central Asia: 12 Things to Know about CAREC
In an increasingly integrated world, regional cooperation is key to the long-term prosperity of nations. Here are 12 things to know about regional cooperation among the countries in Central Asia and between Central Asia and its neighbors.

10 ways to make humanitarian efforts complement development
From consulting local decision makers to using early recovery strategies, experts offer their advice on how groups should co-ordinate best following a crisis

Development Agencies in BRICS and Beyond – Experiences and Next Steps
Over the past years and resulting from deep changes in the global economy, BRICS and other emerging economies have started to invest heavily in their capacities as development players. Parting from decades-old South-South cooperation, governments are looking into the options to scale up and eventually institutionalize horizontal partnerships with other countries through dedicated development agencies.

Top global development organizations: The Devex lists
To succeed in international development, knowing the main players is key - whether you’re looking for partners, funding opportunities or jobs.

Doing development in conflict zones
Donors and aid agencies working in Syria, Somalia or Afghanistan must be more prepared to take risks and help local partners lead interventions

Are BRICS any use for rebuilding the collapsing global financial architecture?
In its most recent world public opinion survey, the Pew Research Centre found that ‘international financial instability’ is considered a major threat by 52 percent of those polled was a close second, after climate change at 54 percent).

NGOs no longer set the agenda for development, say CEOs
Survey reveals 84% of businesses want to do more to shape development, meaning it is time for NGOs to up their game.

How to speed up global development’s learning cycle
We all want to ensure the $250 billion committed each year to international development is spent wisely. Yet we do not learn enough, or learn quickly enough, from the work that’s already happening – or happened – on the ground.

VIDEO - G20 for Change: NGOs voices at the G20 Summit 2013
From the G20 Summit in St. Petersburg: Transparency International, InterAction, Oxfam, World Vision, Save the Children

G20 Summit keeps the transparency ball in play but makes only limited gains
Transparency is essential if citizens are to be able to follow the money, holding governments and companies to account for the use of public resources. This issue is one that transcends borders – it matters to governments and citizens across the world, no matter what G-group they are part of.



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